(Explicit) On Leadership: Machiavelli & Vader suck! 

(Explicit) On Leadership: Machiavelli & Vader suck! 

….And Let Me Tell You Why. “Leadership is about more than just forcing people to do what you say. A prison guard does that. A good leader creates belief”. John Wooden. Would you rather be loved or feared? Love builds. Fear destroys. You can build...
Benefits, Money and Fun are NOT Culture; Sorry Bro

Benefits, Money and Fun are NOT Culture; Sorry Bro

The keg, the lotto pool and other tokens of fun are simply the artifacts of your culture. So, what is culture? I’ve thought long and hard about what culture means to me and our firm. Brian Chesky of AirBnB has a good definition of both what culture is, and why...

Lessons from Shitty Culture

I have been starting companies since I was 20 years old, about 20 years ago. There have been some seminal aha! moments along this journey. One of these moments was when I learned about the SouthWest Airlines business culture. Hire for attitude, train for skill. The...

Creating an Editorial Calendar in 5 Steps

Writing out an editorial calendar is 90% of the battle. When it comes to getting your thoughts out into the world, the editorial calendar is your war general. Once you get your poop in a group so to speak, you are on your way to quickly producing content that will...